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Cookbooks and Home Economics

The Cookbook and Home Economics Collection includes books from the Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA, The Bancroft Library at The University of California, Berkeley, and the Prelinger Library. These fascinating books take us back to an America in the early decades of the 20th century covering topics on cookery, textiles, family and home, budgeting, domestic sciences, and many other delightful topics.

Main Topics:
Home Economics
Cookery and Cooking
Gardening

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cbk 3,021
Wikipedia 813
dumps 813
wiki 813
Cookery 556
Food 133
Recipes 92
Menus 87
Diet 68
Hygiene 49
palm 33
palm os 33
Baking 21
Cake 20
Pastry 20
recipe 20
Cuisine 17
SFPL 12
Salads 12
cooking 11
Soups 10
recipes 10
2010 9
Fruit 8
Recipe 8
Cocoa 7
html 7
Table 6
cakes 6
food 6
pies 6
baking 5
media 5
tape 5
Bread 4
Eggs 4
Milk 4
Sewing 4
Games 3
Home 3
Meat 3
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Toronto Public Library
by Neil, Marion Harris
texts
eye 113,950
favorite 6
comment 1
Includes index
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Topics: Cookery, Menus, cbk
Community Texts
by Djouama
texts
eye 33,632
favorite 0
comment 0
ebook for kitechn and recipes
Topics: ebook, kitchen, magazines, cuisine, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935; Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935. Guide culinaire. English; Herndon, James B., Jr. fmo; Herndon/Vehling Collection. fmo
texts
eye 32,205
favorite 10
comment 2
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topics: Cookery, French, cbk
American Libraries
texts
eye 21,898
favorite 35
comment 2
Introduces basic cooking techniques and utensils and includes simple recipes for salads, breads, main dishes, desserts, and snacks
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Topics: Cookery -- Juvenile literature, Cookery, cbk
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Topics: Cookery, English, Home economics, cbk
Prelinger Library
by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
texts
eye 12,325
favorite 19
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
Boston Public Library
by Jensen, Frøken (Kristine Marie), b. 1858
texts
eye 12,138
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, Danish, cbk
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church (Chicago, Il.) Ladies' Aid Society
texts
eye 12,098
favorite 14
comment 1
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Chicago, cbk
California Digital Library
by Tschirky, Oscar, 1866-1950
texts
eye 10,372
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, cbk
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Topics: Agriculture, English language, English language, Home economics, cbk
California Digital Library
by Oppenheimer, Rebecca (Wolff), Mrs., 1854-
texts
eye 9,872
favorite 4
comment 0
"Bibliographical note": p. vi
Topics: Cookery for the sick, Diabetes, Diet in disease, cbk
Prelinger Library
by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
texts
eye 9,209
favorite 20
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
Prelinger Archives
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 9,200
favorite 11
comment 3
The benefits and dangers of fire.
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Topics: Fire, Chemistry, cbk
California Digital Library
by Gillette, F. L. (Fanny Lemira), 1828-1926; Ziemann, Hugo
texts
eye 9,103
favorite 17
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
California Digital Library
texts
eye 8,794
favorite 2
comment 0
Tan printed wrappers. Purchase, Household Words, 1994
Topics: Cookery, American, Dried fruit, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Morse, Sidney, 1874-1939; Herndon/Vehling Collection. fmo
texts
eye 8,609
favorite 4
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Home economics, Recipes, cbk
Topics: Fireless cookers, Cookery, American, cbk
American Libraries
texts
eye 7,116
favorite 0
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Casserole cookery, Soups, cbk, Italian language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=h2wrAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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Topics: Antiseptics, Disinfection and disinfectants, Food preservatives, cbk
Community Texts
by TiraPic
texts
eye 6,854
favorite 1
comment 0
free ebook from world cooking
Topics: food, cooking, kitchen, cbk
European Libraries
texts
eye 6,658
favorite 1
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Casserole cookery, Soups, cbk
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=2AErAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Fitzherbert, Anthony, Sir, 1470-1538; Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
texts
eye 6,653
favorite 1
comment 0
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Topics: Agriculture -- Early works to 1800, Agriculture -- England, Conduct of life, Home economics, Rural,...
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Topics: Food analysis, Oils and fats, Pharmaceutical chemistry, cbk
Cover title: McKenny's tested formulas and useful house and farm recipes
Topics: Medicine, Medicine, Popular, cbk
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Casserole cookery, Soups, cbk, Italian language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=sXkrAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Prelinger Library
texts
eye 5,853
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, cbk
European Libraries
by Andrea, A. Louise, Mrs. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 5,677
favorite 2
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Drying apparatus, Cookery, American, cbk
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=I983AAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Community Texts
by Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901; Frederick Warne (Firm), publisher; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
eye 5,577
favorite 0
comment 2
This book introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie. You can also read a copy of 'A Apple Pie' by going to the International Children's Digital Library a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
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Topics: Nursery rhymes, Alphabet rhymes, Children's poetry, Nursery rhymes, Alphabet, cbk
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,356
favorite 16
comment 6
Brown cloth over boards, stamped in black
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Topics: Cookery, American, Home economics, cbk
Universal Library
by Jan Mitchell
texts
eye 4,931
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: cbk
California Digital Library
by Farmer, Fannie Merritt, 1857-1915
texts
eye 4,550
favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
texts
eye 4,501
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Cookery (Mushrooms) [from old catalog], Cookery (Fish), cbk
Universal Library
by TrumHunter, Beatrice
texts
eye 4,498
favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: TECHNOLOGY, Agriculture and related sciences and techniques. Forestry. Farming. Wildlife...
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
texts
eye 4,471
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Occupations -- Diseases and hygiene, Occupations, Dangerous, cbk
Topics: Social sciences -- Dictionaries, cbk
Boston Public Library
texts
eye 4,378
favorite 1
comment 0
The work by Doctor Thebussem is catalogued separately
Topics: Cookery, Spanish, cbk
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Topics: Home economics, Home economics, cbk
New York Public Library
by Lyford, Carrie A. (Carrie Alberta)
texts
eye 4,278
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Cookery, English, cbk
Community Texts
by Shirley McNevich
texts
eye 4,272
favorite 4
comment 1
A collection of Mom's best recipes, as well as those from family and friends. This collection contains the first 250 recipes from our blog momsbest.blogspot.com where you can go to see our most recent posts.
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Topics: cooking, baking, recipes, cookbooks, pies, cookies, cakes, desserts, entrees, cbk
Topics: Recipes, Medicine, Popular, cbk
New York Public Library
by Maddocks, Mildred
texts
eye 4,086
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, cbk
European Libraries
by Lisges, Hermann Josef, 1892- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 4,053
favorite 0
comment 0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Vegetable gardening, Greenhouse management. [from old catalog], Agricultural implements. [from old...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=nDsFAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,046
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Book from Project Gutenberg: The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887): The Whole Comprising a Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home
Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
by Masterman, Lillian C. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 3,925
favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
California Digital Library
by Briggs, Edgar William; Pacific Coast Publishing Co; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
eye 3,821
favorite 0
comment 0
Bitting, K.G. Gastronomic bib.
Topics: Cookery, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science
texts
eye 3,711
favorite 2
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, Scottish, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Still Pond, Md. Methodist Espicopal church. Epworth league. [from old catalog]; Medders, William, Mrs. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 3,524
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Project Gutenberg
texts
eye 3,523
favorite 5
comment 0
Book from Project Gutenberg: Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes Library of Congress Classification: TX
Topic: cbk
The Recipe
by The Recipe
etree
eye 3,515
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set 1 1 Wrecking Ball 2 When The Snow Falls 3 You and I 4 My Family 5 Strangely Familiar 6 It's All About The Music 7 Real Wilde Cinema 8 Redwood 9 Why Do We 10 Bonemeal 11 The World Today 12 I Dont Know How 13 Make Time For Love set 2 14 Affected Specimen 15 For You 16 Walk of Shame 17 Rise 18 Wishing Well 19 Playground Bellyflop 20 coffee song >Bean Break 21 Lil' Maggie 22 Cocaine Blues 23 Gin And Juice 24 World Swirl 25 Davey'Intro 26 Davey's Jubilee
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Topics: The Recipe, cbk
Source: Audix f15-marantz660
European Libraries
by Eisen, Gustav, 1847-; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
eye 3,504
favorite 0
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Fig, cbk
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=7dZBAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
California Digital Library
by Ronald, Mary, 1844-1903
texts
eye 3,440
favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Community Texts
by Shirley McNevich
texts
eye 3,357
favorite 2
comment 1
Recipes 251-500 of Mom's Best Recipes blog. Enjoy!
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: recipes, cookbook, cookbooks, entrees, side dishes, cakes, pies, candy, candies, beverages,...
Topics: Quantity cookery, Food service, cbk
Shareware CD-ROMs
software
eye 3,288
favorite 6
comment 0
Colossal Cookbook. International Cuisine! 1000s of Recipies. Health and Nutrition Software, Plus More. From Chestnut Software, Cambridge, MA. For MS-DOS systems.
Topics: CD-BBS, Curtis Kemp, Mark Fugitt, Mike Laybourn, Mike Woltz, cbk
New York Public Library
texts
eye 3,285
favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, cbk
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
eye 3,279
favorite 3
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Cookery, English, cbk
Canadian Libraries
by James, C. C. (Charles Canniff), 1863-1916
texts
eye 3,274
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Agriculture -- Ontario History, cbk
Topics: Fungi, Mushrooms, Edible, Cookery (Mushrooms), cbk
Prelinger Library
texts
eye 3,244
favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American -- Western style, cbk
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Topics: Food -- Analysis, Food adulteration and inspection, cbk
California Digital Library
by Farmer, Fannie Merritt, 1857-1915
texts
eye 3,196
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Boston Public Library
by Weaver, Louise Bennett; Le Cron, Helen Cowles, joint author
texts
eye 3,077
favorite 10
comment 3
OCLC number: ocm00349841
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Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Cookery, Roman, cbk
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=uVBBAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Johnson, William Henry, 1875-
texts
eye 3,064
favorite 0
comment 0
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Topics: Cacao, Cocoa, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Thompson, Orloff H. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 2,996
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Cake, Desserts, cbk
Project Gutenberg
texts
eye 2,984
favorite 6
comment 1
Book from Project Gutenberg: The Forme of Cury: A Roll of Ancient English Cookery Compiled, about A.D. 1390 Library of Congress Classification: TX
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: cbk
Cornell University Library
texts
eye 2,955
favorite 2
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, Creole, cbk
Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
by Des Moines. Plymouth church. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 2,930
favorite 6
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Gerard Arthus - Books and Items
by Sunbeam Appliance Company
texts
eye 2,924
favorite 2
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Deluxe Mixmaster Mixer; Sunbeam Vista, Instruction and Recipe Book; manufactured by Sunbeam Appliance Company; 1981. Pamphlet dimensions are 5 1/4" width by 8 1/2" height, 39 pages; weight 53grams. No copyright notice evident, Public Domain as per Rule 5 of the United States Copyright Statutes. Etext created by Gerard Arthus.
Topics: recipe, garthus, garthus1, cook book, sunbeam, mixmaster, deluxe, vista, instruction, booklet, cbk
Cagle & Stafford. Amer. cooks on food and drink
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
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Topics: Agriculture, Food supply, Food supply, Rome (Province), cbk
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk